Kentucky’s bourbon industry is looking for legislative approval to open the door to new in-state sale of whiskey dating back decades. Under current law, these, often discovered, bottles of aged distilled spirits can’t be resold.
Tourism contributed more than $12 billion to Kentucky's economy in 2013. Tourism was responsible for more than 175,000 jobs in Kentucky last year, and those jobs generated more than $2.8 billion in wages. Bob Stewart is secretary of Kentucky’s Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet. He talked with Tom Martin about some of the latest trends in Kentucky tourism.